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My Comfort Blanket Movie: Goodfellas

By Christina Newland

Christina Newland takes solace in Martin Scorsese’s brutally violent, blackly comic mob classic.

A new Martin Scorsese short film is airing this week

By Charles Bramesco

The director has been processing the pandemic through the lens of classic cinema.

Watch: Closing the Door on the Gangster Genre

By Luís Azevedo

Is the American mobster movie destined to go the same way as the western?

Covideo Classics: The Irishman’s meeting scene

By Little White Lies

Cartoonist David Squires reimagines Martin Scorsese’s mob epic with a social distancing twist.

Martin Scorsese is tackling the western genre with his next film

By Charles Bramesco

The director’s forthcoming Killers of the Flower Moon is finally taking shape.

Why filmmakers can’t resist the lure of lighthouses

By Natalie Stendall

From Shutter Island to The Lighthouse, these remote structures are soaked in mystery and symbolic meaning.

Directors are uniting against the scourge of motion-smoothing

By Charles Bramesco

Martin Scorsese and Christopher Nolan are backing a new setting called “Filmmaker Mode”.

The 30 best films of 2019

By Little White Lies

Counting down our favourite feature-length releases from the past 12 months.

De Niro and Pacino on The Irishman and the gangsterization of US politics

By Christina Newland

Face to face with two of the greatest actors of their generation, together in Martin Scorsese’s magisterial mob drama.

The Irishman

By Adam Woodward

A de-aged Robert De Niro takes centre stage in Martin Scorsese’s muscular, melancholy mob drama.

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Is this the clearest insight into Martin Scorsese’s moral perspective?

By Jake Cole

Released in 1999, Bringing Out the Dead is a clear response to the perceived ambiguity of Taxi Driver.

Netflix will bring The Irishman to Broadway (kind of)

By Charles Bramesco

The streaming disruptor’s latest gambit challenges what a movie theater really is.

The best examples of directors grilling directors

By Charles Bramesco

Conversations between masters of the medium yield rare insights into their creative process.

Martin Scorsese’s The Irishman to close the 63rd BFI London Film Festival

By Adam Woodward

The director’s upcoming crime drama is set for its international premiere on 13 October.

Martin Scorsese’s The Irishman to open the 57th New York Film Festival

By Adam Woodward

The legendary director’s long-gestating mob epic will finally be unveiled 27 September.

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